Boom, Tennessee

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Boom is an unincorporated community in Pickett County, Tennessee.[1]

History[edit]

A post office called Boom was established in 1904, and remained in operation until 1955.[2] The community was so named on account of a nearby log boom.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Boom, Tennessee
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 5 January 2017. 
  3. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 16. 

Coordinates: 36°30′57″N 85°10′11″W / 36.51583°N 85.16972°W / 36.51583; -85.16972